Specialising in captive bred Arachnids from around the world since 1986



News updates - May 23rd, 2018:

It has been quite a while since the last update, and there have been a lot of changes and new animals, though some sold out before even hitting the webpage and we apologise for this! Our next expo will be in Red Deer and anyone looking to help out at this expo is invited to contact us and let us know!! We are also accepting reservations and requests for animals to be picked up at the expo and offering deliveries en route for 10$. This includes anywhere along the Trans Canada highway from Surrey to Calgary and Deerfoot Trail from Calgary to Red Deer. Anyone looking for animals not listed? We are expecting another reptile shipment in about a week, so now is the time to speak up :D

The Tarantulas and Other Spiders list has undergone several changes, too many to list here, but some new true spiders, as well as a few imports and we are now starting to sex out some of the Mexican Red Legs (Brachypelma emilia) and Mexican Red Knees (Brachypelma hamorii). More exciting changes ahead as we start to sex out some of the Nhandus and Theraphosa blondi!! For those of you on the Grammostola pulchra waiting list, we should be able to start sexing the next batch by the end of summer! Theraphosa blondi spiderlings are still growing rapidly and most are now over 3"!! These are the real deal blondi, the original Goliaths and won't last forever, so get one while you can! Please note that we have switched the name on the hobby classic "Brachypelma smithi, to its new, correct name Brachypelma hamorii. We kept the old name for some time as a number of customers have found this name change particularly confusing, but it has been over a year now :) Also, we out of the larger sexed males and females and are starting to sex out some of the larger juveniles in order to replace them on the list!

The Scorpion List has gotten a bit smaller, but hopefully we will have some new additions by the end of summer! There are always folks demanding common names for all of these species, but many of these are quite rare and really don't have common names. We've had to invent a few, so keep this in mind if you are looking for info online, and search instead for the Latin names :)

The Other Invertebrates List has gotten a bit longer. Vietnamese centipedes (Scolopendra subspinipes) are back in stock as well as West African Tailess Whipscorpions (Damon medius)! These guys are very similar to their East African cousins, but larger and feistier! New to the list are CB Haitian Centipedes (Scolopendra alternans) a new species of Feather Legged Centipede (Alipes) from Ghana and 2 species of Hermit Crabs (Coenobita spp.)!

The greatest changes have been to the Reptile List to be sure and it has undergone a complete overhaul with far too many changes to list! Take a look - you won't even recognise it!! Some highlights include a stunning Salmon Boa (B. c. imperator), several new geckoes, Indian Star (Geochelone elegans) and Spur Thigh Tortoises (Geochelone sulcata)!! Note that there are several larger snakes available. Please inquire for details on these.. If you are looking for reptiles not listed, please contact us, and we will see what we can do for you.

The Miscellaneous Goods page has finally had a small makeover! A few things have been removed as we have scaled down the dry goods, but we may be offering shirts again in the near future!

We are always on the lookout for more Chelonian species! If you are a turtle or tortoise breeder, please contact us!

Want to get sneak peeks, special offers and who knows what else? Join our mailing list by emailing us with "mealworm" as the subject! I do apologise for the latency of this mailing list, but it is one of the last tasks to get done and the care of the animals (and our customers!) always comes first!! The bright side? The longer it takes to get the mailer out, the more likely a surprise special will be in it ;)

Upcoming Expos:

August 25th (10:00 - 17:00) & 26th (11:00 - 16:00), 2018
Western Canadian Reptile Expo 2016 - SPONSOR!
(Sheraton (Capri) Hotel and Conference Centre, 3310 50th Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 3X9)

September 22nd (10:00 - 17:00) & 23rd (10:00 - 17:00), 2018 - Tables 2-6 (at the back of the venue)
BC Reptile Club Fall Reptile Show
(32470 Haida Drive, Abbotsford, British Columbia, V2T 5A6)

October 14th (10:00 - 17:00) & 15th (11:00 - 16:00), 2018
E.R.A.S. Fall Show & Sale
(Italian Cultural Centre, 14230 - 133 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5L 4W4)

More updates underway..


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This page last edited August 11th, 2018